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Arlington High School Commencement Program, 1924

Description: Pamphlet from the Arlington High School Commencement Exercises in May 1924 including class officers, the program for the ceremonies, and a class roll.
Date: May 1924
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Armistice Day Parade]

Description: Photograph of a parade float for an Armistice Day celebration. The float consists of a truck decorated with star and stripe printed banners, a cannon on the truck bed, and a banner on the side with text that says "This is the Old Girl that Roared Out for Joy and Shattered our 'Panes' on Armistice Day. Nov. 11. 1918." In the background, there are trees and a building. Accompanying material gives information about the cannon.
Date: July 4, 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Blackman Family Home]

Description: Photograph of the home of Sarah and Calvin Blackman at 102 Dryden Place. The house is made of bricks and has a chimney on the front side. In the background, there is a garage.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

Boats

Description: Photograph of the Shell Oil houseboat and part of Shell's fleet in Louisiana in 1929.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Boy Scout Troop]

Description: Photograph of six boy scouts wearing uniforms and standing in a row; they are identified as Troop Five. In the background, there are two houses. Text below the photograph says "[Port] Arthur, Tex Troop #5 [,] 1920;" a block of text below that says "0193.01 MGC."
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Boy Scouts Preparing for Parade]

Description: Photograph of a group of boy scouts; they are posing in six rows on a flight of stairs. Most of the boys are wearing uniforms, and some are wearing hats. Text below the photograph says "Scouts Preparing for a Parade - 1928," "P.F.: Boy Scouts," and identifies some of the boys as "Joe Jackson, Billy Hause, Kerns, Hal Baird, Robert Pool, Carroll Wolford, Lester Carr, Darrell Beauchamp, Vernon, Bodin, Denbo, Bill Gray, Rodney Quebodeaux, J. T. Urwin, J.D. Thompson, Vernon Isaac, and Quincy Tuma.
Date: 1928
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Brinkman Automotive Supply Company]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Brinkman Automotive Supply Company. Seven unidentified men are standing in a row outside of the building, and one man is leaning on one of its brick columns. Several cars are parked within the building. Signs on the top of the building say "Brinkman Auto Supply Co." and "Seiberling All-Treads."
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Cafe and Gambling Hall]

Description: Photograph of a street corner. An arched entrance on the corner is labeled 'Tivoli Bar and Cafe.' A building visible to the right of the entrance is labeled 'Tivoli Hotel.' A man is walking across the street to meet another man sitting on the sidewalk next to a partially visible automobile.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: El Paso Public Library

California Company Employees on Porch

Description: Photograph of California Company personnel posing on the porch of a house. The two women are wearing dresses and the two men are in suits.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

California Company Office in Winter

Description: Photograph of the California Company office in Colorado City, Texas on February 16, 1923. The winter weather is apparent with snow on the ground and ice covering the tree branches. There are also two early model cars visible.
Date: February 16, 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

California Company Office in Winter

Description: Photograph of the California Company office in Colorado City, Texas on February 16, 1923. The winter weather is apparent with snow on the ground and ice covering the tree branches. There are also two early model cars visible.
Date: February 16, 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Car on Trail

Description: Photograph of a car driving on a rocky, off-road trail at Antelope Circle, near Amarillo, Texas.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Cattle in a Pen]

Description: Photograph of a barbed wire fence with cattle gathered in the distance.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Charles Martin Company]

Description: Photograph of a group of three men standing and one woman sitting in a Charles Martin Company office at Realty Building. They are identified as W. J. Burch (oil inspector), C. E. Booz (senior manager), Elda LaPoint (secretary), and DeWitt Cudd (clerk). Charles Martin Company consisted of deep oil inspection and a steamship agency. The group is surrounded by desks with papers and typewriters on them. There is a set of filing cabinets to the left of the group, and a clock hanging on the wall towards the right. Text below the photograph says "Pictured left to right are: W. J. Burch, C. E. Booz, Senior Manager, Elda LaPoint, and DeWitt Cudd."
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Children Dressed as Book Characters]

Description: Photograph of a group of Franklin Elementary School students celebrating Children's Book Week outside of Gates Memorial Library. The children are dressed as, left to right, Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, Jo March in "Little Women," Robinson Crusoe, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, Doctor Dolittle, Marigold in "The Golden Touch," Robin Hood, Heidi, and a pirate in "Treasure Island."
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

Church in Winter

Description: Photograph of a winter scene in Colorado City, Texas during 1923. Ice covered trees are visible and part of the Methodist Church fills the left side of the picture.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Church in Winter

Description: Copy negative of a winter scene in Colorado City, Texas during 1923. Ice covered trees are visible and part of the Methodist Church fills the left side of the picture.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Class Portrait]

Description: Photograph of Lower Valley School students. The students and their teacher, Mr. Dippel, are sitting and standing outside the school building. They are arranged in three rows.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

Colorado City Main Street

Description: Photograph of Main Street in 1922 Colorado City, Texas. The picture looks down the street. Drug stores are on both sides of the street. Cars are parked in front of shops, and power lines run between the buildings.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Cowboys Playing Badminton]

Description: Photograph of a four cowboys playing badminton. Two men stand on either side of a net erected in a clearing on range land.
Date: 1920
Creator: Wiseman Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Crowd in front of the StrandTheater]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people outside the front doors of the Strand Theatre in the 500 block of Procter. The marquee says "John Barrymore-Dolores Costello and George O'Hara in The Screen Classic 'The Sea Beast.'" In the foreground, there is a row of cars.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Crumpler Family Home]

Description: Photograph of the family home of Doctor W. E. Crumpler on 221 Dryden Place. The house is two stories tall and is made of bricks. The front of the home is lined with shrubbery.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library